ATG News You Need to Start the Week 5/18/20

by | May 18, 2020 | 0 comments

cOAlition S Announces Price Transparency Requirements

According to infoDOCKET “Adhering to Plan’s S key principle of transparent pricing, cOAlition S publishes today its guidance on implementing price transparency when Open Access (OA) publication fees are applied.

Specifically, cOAlition S announces that from July 1st, 2022 only publishers who provide data in line with one of the two endorsed price and service transparency frameworks will be eligible to receive OA publications funds from cOAlition S members…

The Internet Archive Agrees to Buy the Entire Collection (500,000 Recordings) of Seattle’s Bop Street Records

infoDOCKET also reports that “the Internet Archive has agreed to purchase the entire collection of 500,000 recordings from Seattle’s Bop Street Records, sight unseen..The internet Archive intends to digitize the recordings and put them online, where they can be streamed for free.

SAGE signs a transformative agreement with Norwegian consortium

According to this press release “SAGE Publishing has signed a new open access publishing agreement with Unit consortium (Norwegian consortium for higher education and research), which negotiates and manages 39 licence agreements on behalf of Norwegian research libraries from the public sector. The three-year read and publish agreement applies to all articles received and accepted from January 1st, 2020 and will provide Norwegian researchers with unlimited open access publishing rights in more than 890+ hybrid journals including titles published on behalf of, or in association with, over 400 societies..

OCLC, IMLS, and Battelle COVID-19 Research Partnership update: REALM Project site launches

OCLC Research announces that “REopening Archives, Libraries and Museums (REALM) is a research partnership between OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle to create and distribute science-based information and recommended practices designed to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to staff and visitors who are engaging in the delivery or use of museum, library, and archival services…”

Introduction & Search Tips: The HathiTrust Federal Documents Collection Provides Access to 1.4 Million+ U.S. Federal Documents

“In addition, infoDOCKET reports that “The HathiTrust U.S. federal documents collection is a “library at web scale,” digitized volumes of the print items held in research libraries. One of the largest sets of openly available U.S. federal publications on the web, our collection covers the full range of topics that intersect with the U.S. federal government…”


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